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Chandler, Richard

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 834 words.

Chandler, Richard (bap. 1737, d. 1810), classical scholar and traveller, was born at Elson, Hampshire, and baptized at Alverstoke on 11 May 1737, the son of Daniel and Elizabeth Chandler....

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Hadrian's Villa

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Tivoli, Italy. One of the great monuments of antiquity, the 2nd-century villa and garden complex was constructed over twenty years by the Emperor Hadrian after he became emperor in ad ...

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Loeb, James

William M. Calder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Classical Studies. 986 words.

Loeb, James (06 August 1867–27 May 1933), philanthropist and classicist, was born in New York City, the son of Solomon Loeb, a banker, and Betty Gallenberg. He was the brother-in-law of...

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Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 878 words.

Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey (1771–1843), traveller and classical scholar, was born on 27 October 1771 at Cawood, Yorkshire, the eldest of three sons and a daughter of John Sawrey Morritt,...

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Pasargadae

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden — Classical Studies.

(Πασαργάδαι), an Achaemenid centre north-east of Persepolis, where Cyrus (1) the Great ‘conquered Astyages the Mede in his last battle … founded a city, and constructed a palace as a ...

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Salt, Henry Shakespear Stephens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Education; Classical Studies. 757 words.

Salt, Henry Shakespear Stephens (1851–1939), classical scholar and publicist, was born in Naini Tal, India, on 20 September 1851, the son of Thomas Henry Salt, lieutenant in the Bengal...

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Vere, Sir Stephen Edward De, fourth baronet

Elizabeth Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Classical Studies. 524 words.

Vere, Sir Stephen Edward De, fourth baronet (1812–1904), philanthropist and classical scholar, was the son of Sir Aubrey De Vere, second baronet (1788–1846), and his wife, Mary Rice (d....

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Wood, Robert

D. M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 2428 words.

Wood, Robert (1716/17–1771), traveller and classical scholar, was probably born in the manse at Summerhill, co. Meath, where his father, Alexander James Wood (1683–1747), who came from...

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